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Investors sure of renewed Thai growth: BoA exec

Investors have confidence in Thailand's economic recovery and its growth is currently on an upward trend after it hit bottom in the second quarter, Jason Cox, co-head of Asia-Pacific global capital markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, said in an exclusive interview to The Nation.
Investors have confidence in Thailand's economic recovery and its growth is currently on an upward trend after it hit bottom in the second quarter, Jason Cox, co-head of Asia-Pacific global capital markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, said in an exclusive interview to The Nation.
 
Cox said the country remained an attractive place for investment among emerging markets, explaining that the market appreciated economic and political clarity regardless of political viewpoints.
 
He said the absence of uncertainty was a major reason for th

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Business people happy with new Thai cabinet

Although the Prayuth Cabinet has been filled and controlled by soldiers, many business leaders still believe the troops can run the country successfully, as many strategic portfolios, especially economic ministries, are managed by capable and experienced experts. - See more at: http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/business-people-happy-new-thai-cabinet#sthash.QZUXVzJl.dpuf

Although the Prayuth Cabinet has been filled and controlled by soldiers, many business leaders still believe the troops can run the country successfully, as many strategic portfolios, especially economic ministries, are managed by capable and experienced experts. The ministers in charge of the economy are suitable for their positions and I have con

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Thailand Tourism Back in Business: Official

Singapore's travel industry was yesterday assured that Thailand is "getting back on track" after months of protest. Minister and deputy chief of mission of the Royal Thai Embassy here Ekajit Kraivichien said that while martial law remains in place, it does not affect tourists or businesses there.

Singapore's travel industry was yesterday assured that Thailand is "getting back on track" after months of protest. Minister and deputy chief of mission of the Royal Thai Embassy here Ekajit Kraivichien said that while martial law remains in place, it does not affect tourists or businesses there. Measur

 

 

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Central Bank Upbeat on Credit Growth, SME Exports Up

Credit growth is expected to improve during the second half of this year in line with the recovering economy, according to officials at the Bank of Thailand, as small and medium enterprises posted a surprisingly robust 15 percent growth in exports during the first six months of 2014 despite sluggish export figures overall.

Credit growth is expected to improve during the second half of this year in line with the recovering economy, according to officials at the Bank of Thailand, as small and medium enterprises posted a surprisingly robust 15 percent growth in exports during the first six

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Overseas Investors Confident in Thai Road Map

A group of thirty major global investors holding more than US$16 billion in Thai equities voiced satisfaction with the government’s road map to rebuild democracy and its plans for the economy after a meeting with General Prayut Chan-o-cha, the head of the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations told reporters last week.

A group of thirty major global investors holding more than US$16 billion in Thai equities voiced satisfaction with the government’s road map to rebuild democracy and its plans for the economy after a meeting with General Prayut Chan-o-cha, the head of the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations told reporters last week.  

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Thai Economy Turns a Corner

Driven by an increase in exports, Thailand’s economy has rebounded from the malaise it endured during the first half of 2014.
When Thailand announced that exports for June rose 3.9% compared to the same month last year, it was the sign the business world had been looking for; that the country’s economy was starting to rebound.

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Infrastructure Plans to Turn Thailand into AEC Logistics Hub

The eight-year plan to develop the country's transportation infrastructure at a cost of Bt2.4 trillion will turn Thailand into a key logistics hub in the Asean Economic Community (AEC) by the time the projects are completed in 2022, said Roengsak Tongsom, director of the Rail Project Development Office.

The eight-year plan to develop the country's transportation infrastructure at a cost of Bt2.4 trillion will turn Thailand into a key logistics hub in the Asean Economic Community (AEC) by the time the projects are completed in 2022, said Roengsak Tongsom, director of the Rail Project Development Office.

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PM: Thailand Welcomes Foreign Investment

BANGKOK, Aug 28 -- Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha has told a Japanese businessman that Thailand is undergoing its reform process to include foreign investment facilitation, and has been assured that Japanese are ready to invest in the country as long as it is peaceful and stable.

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Thailand becoming hub for tiger conservation, honors rangers

Thailand is becoming the hub in Southeast Asia for conserving the tiger, the endangered big cat that is fast disappearing in the wild, according to an international expert in tiger conservation. Meanwhile, more than 500 Thai rangers who risk their lives protecting the Kingdom’s forests and wildlife were honored in a ceremony marking World Ranger Day last week.

Thailand is becoming the hub in Southeast Asia for conserving the tiger, the endangered big cat that is fast disappearing in the wild, according to an international expert in tiger conservation.  Meanwhile, more than 500 Thai rangers who risk their lives protecting the Kingdom’s forests and wildlife were honored in a ceremony marking World Ranger Day last week. 

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Private sector lawmakers planning on passing reforms

Members of the newly appointed National Legislative Assembly (NLA) who represent the private sector are vowing to pass as many as 100 new laws and amendments concerning business promotion, trade facilitation, mergers and countering corruption, the chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce said last week.

Members of the newly appointed National Legislative Assembly (NLA) who represent the private sector are vowing to pass as many as 100 new laws and amendments concerning business promotion, trade facilitation, mergers and countering corruption, the chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce said last week.

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